23 janvier 2021

Three civil official's rank badges, buzi, 19th-20th century

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Lot 59. Three civil official's rank badges, buzi, 19th-20th century; Largest, 1278 in. (32.7 cm.) squareEstimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000Price Realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021.

The embroidered badge made for a fifth rank civil official, 20th century, is decorated with a silver pheasant alights on a rock emerging from turbulent waves amidst auspicious emblems. The embroidered badge made for a seventh degree civil official, Daoguang period (1821-1850), is decorated with a mandarin duck alights on a rock emerging from rolling waves amidst auspicious emblems. The badge worked in Peking knot made for a sixth degree civil official, 19th century, is decorated with an egret alights on a rock emerging from waves amidst anbaxian and other auspicious motifs.

ProvenanceThe Irving Collection, New York.

Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection, 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020


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